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CBS
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> glor: the nra says existing gun laws are not being enforced. orgaret brennan has more on what the group would change, and the reaction. >> reporter: the nra is arguing for the creation of a national database of the mentally ill to prevent them from buying weapons. the nra is also lobbying to put armed guards or police in e hools. >> itsive vice president wayne lapierre. >> if it's crazy to call for putting police and armed security in our schools to protect our children, then call me crazy. i'll tell you what the american people-- i think the american people think it's crazy not to do it. gun control laws. in a cbs news poll conducted after the fatal newtown shooting, 57% of americans said that gun control laws should be more strict. that's the highest level of support in a decade. and may provide renewed support for politicians willing to challenge the powerful nra lobby. >> new york senator chuck schumer criticized the nra vice president's argument that any attempt at gun restrictions is bound to fail. >> well, i think he's so extreme and so tone deaf that he actually helps
CBS
Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
breaking three law, no matter how minor would be sent to prison for life. no exceptions. john blackstone tonight reports on the young people who saw injustice in the three strikes law and set out to change it. >> reporter: at standford law school michael romano and his students don't just study justice, they go in search of it. seeking to free those who because of california's three strikes law are serving life sentences for minor crimes. >> his third strike was shoplifting a pair of gloves and a spool of wire from home depot. >> that is one of the inmates ashley nicole davis is helping and another client. >> was arrested, attempting to steal a car radio. >> reporter: california passed its harsh three strikes law in 1994 after the high profile kidnapping and killing of 12-year-old polly klaus by a repeat offender. it was meant to keep serial murders, rapists and child molesters off the streets. but standford's students saw a disturbing pattern. >> not just a handful of people who were sentenced to life. this wasn't the exception, this is the rule there are thousands of people who have be
CBS
Dec 29, 2012 6:30pm EST
. there are laws against that kind of thing. don't make me use them. ( door slams ) it's very good, robert. - but it's on a different subject, isn't it? - aye. sue thy neighbor. everybody's doing it. it's become a national pastime. i've said things against the whole nasty business. ah, good for you. and what about you, love? i'm sorry things didn't work out with your cousin, kate. oh, they did at first. it was after. well, you can't choose who's to be in your family, can you? no, unfortunately. you don't think this article is too outspoken? no, no, no. ( creaks ) what's that noise? ( scoffs ) nothing. you're hearing things, hetty. there's no secret passages here. i hope not. i-- ( chuckles ) ( woman giggles ) robert, there are voices. ( thud ) there's somebody in the house. - ta-da! - ta-da! - ( laughs ) - it's these two the little devils. what's this? we heard you were partial to lobster. oh, i am. i love it. - i bought it in kirkewell. - isn't that wonderful? are we to eat it now? yeah, of course, we can. ( laughter ) oh, what a treat. robert who needs long lost relatives when i'
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 6:30pm EST
fiscal cliff debate, some other laws are due to expire january 1, and that could cost americans plenty. for starters, the payroll tax break will end. social security taxes will go from 4.2% back to 6.2%. if the farm bill is allowed to expire, it is feared milk prices could rise sharply. hundreds of american families are heartbroken tonight after russian president vladimir putin ban all adoption of russian children by americans. it is believed to be retaliation for a new u.s. law that targets human rights abuses in russia. in the past two decadees, more than 60,000 russian children have been given new homes inside the u.s. it elaine quijano met one family whose adoption is now on hold. >> look at this. look. >> reporter: two years ago kim and robert summers decided to adopt from russia. it took nearly 18 months, but last july, the couple was matched with a 15-month-old boy. when you saw his picture for the first time, what did you think? >> i knew that this was the child i was meant to parent. and i took one look at this little ginger boy, and i can follow in love with him. >> re
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 5:30pm PST
years under the obama administration may hold for gun laws." an instructor at nova firearms re falls church, virginia, where hey nearly sold out of a.r.-15s and high-capacity magazines after newtown. so, ironically, this shooting is a.spiring more people to buy this gun, the a.r.-15, and these mgh-round magazines. >> if i could, i would give ynator feinstein and the president "salesman of the year" awards. s treporter: senator feinstein plans to introduce her bill to ban the sale or manufacture of assault weapons on the first day of the new congress in january. jim, that's expected to trigger unother flurry of gun buying. >> chip reid in washington, thank you. police in newtown got a break today. officers from nearby communities worked the shifts there so that the newtown p.d. could have ingsstmas off. it's been 11 days since the shootings. tiny christmas stockings with the names of the victims are hanging near sandy hook t allntary. a candlelight vigil is scheduled to last all day today. h6 candles-- one for each victim shot at the school. volunteers are taking three-hour shifts to
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 7:00pm EST
gee, my brother-in-law is still out of work. and things aren't going so well. maybe i should save that money rather than investing it. >> reporter: erika miller "n.b.r.," new york. >> susie: our market guest tonight expects stocks to do well in 2013. he's sam stovall, chief equity strategist at s&p capital i.q. you heard about them talking about the deal and negotiations. does that change your forecast for 2013. >> well susie it confirms that ihave always thought that is congress could teach space shakespeare something about drama. >> the head winds have been withus for quite sometime. there is nothing new added to the ' equation it's just when will the congress get it's act together. and our belief is if they don't pass something tomorrow they will early in the new year. >> you have been predicting thea &s & p will be up 10% in the new year. barring anymore drama for the fiscal cliff what is going to drive stocks higher. >> most global economies willhave recorded their weakest quarter by 20 2012 and much of 2013 will be a recovery year. also in the u.s. we are looking for 2-point
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:30pm PST
wondering what's become of that. >> reporter: jim, that new law has made a big difference, and the key provision is the requirement that drug manufacturers let the f.d.a. know when there's an impending shortage. since that new law has passed, there has been a doubling of the notifications. the f.d.a. can increase imports from abroad and tell other manufacturers in the united states to step up production. so it's made a big difference. now, another provision in that law is that the f.d.a. set up a task force looking at other possible solutions to the drug shortage crisis, and they're required to submit that report to congress by this coming july. >> axelrod: dr. jon lapook, thank you. china now has the longest high- speed train line in the world. it runs 1,400 miles from beijing to the city of guangjo, about the distance from new york to miami. the chinese train can make the trip in eight hours. it would take amtrak 30 hours. in los angeles, people lined up to turn in their guns. find out why when we come back. ♪ aww man. [ male announcer ] returns are easy with free pickup from the u
CBS
Jan 1, 2013 6:30pm EST
garrett at the white house, thanks, major. the new year brought in new laws around the country. at midnight, maryland became the ninth state to allow marriage. in california and illinois, it's illegal for an employer to demand access to employees social media accounts like facebook. and another provision of the affordable care act goes into effect. medicare taxes increased to 2.35% for individuals who earn more than $200,000 a year and couples earn $250,000. most parts of obamacare will not take effect until next year, but a lot of small businesses are already making plans. >> reporter: at the 5 guys restaurant in new york, burgers and fries are the specialties. but owner john rigos worries he'll have to cook up some cost savings when the affordable care act is fully implemented. do you think it may affect the number of people you can hire? >> it will likely affect the number of people we can hire, yeah. >> mason: rigos, who has ten new york franchises and the 250 employees was waiting until after the election to confront the new health care legislation which will force him to prov
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
president intervene? >> reporter: jeff, federal law allows the president to intervene in a labor dispute if it's declared a national emergency. now, president george w. bush used that power in 2002 to end an 11-day lockout of dock workers on the west coast, a lockout that was deemed too damaging to the economy. >> glor: anna werner, thank you. that massive winter storm that impacted two-thirds of the country is dumping snow on maine tonight. the same system spawned tornadoes in the south and blizzards in the midwest. it is blamed for 16 deaths in the past three days. wales, new york, got 15 inches of snow; goreville, illinois, 14 inches; elletsville, indiana, 13. more than 600 flights were canceled today. a major airline is hiring, you might be surprised who is applying for work; and a volcano erupts, but some who live nearby refuse to evacuate-- when the "cbs evening news" continues. [ woman ] dear cat, your hair mixes with pollen and dust. i get congested. but now, with zyrtec-d®, i have the proven allergy relief of zyrtec®, plus a powerful decongestant. zyrtec-d® lets me br
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
is not just an inconvenience for jeffrey chase. he was supposed to see his mother-in-law in germany before her open heart surgery. >> gg
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